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2 firefighters hurt after fire truck crashes into ditch

The firefighters were responding to a structure fire when the crash occurred

By FireRescue1 Staff

ALBURGH, Vt. — Two firefighters were injured Monday after their fire truck crashed into a pole and into a ditch.

NECN.com reported that the firefighters were responding to a structure fire; they sustained minor injuries in the crash. Fire officials told NECN that cars were not making way for the fire truck en route to the scene.

Officials are looking for a driver, described as an older woman, who was in the area of the time of the crash; witnesses say the driver was blocking traffic.

More than eight departments responded to the blaze; everyone escaped from the fire unharmed.


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